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Metalclad airships

Aircraft Development Corporation

Metalclad airships

a proposal to the United States government

by Aircraft Development Corporation

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Published by The Corporation in [Detroit?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airships

  • Edition Notes

    Statementfrom the Aircraft Development Corporation
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 leaves, [13] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14636084M

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